Anxiety: A helpful primer for 2022

Join Dr. Miller and Nate Wambold for a discussion on anxiety. Is anxiety on the rise? How does a person know if anxiety is clinical or not? What has Covid […]

Service to Country & Service to the Kingdom

In December 2021’s Cairn Commons, you hear from now retired long-time professor Dr. Edgar Hardesty ’75 about the key role his service in the military played in his unlikely career […]

Everyone Is Called (with Kevin King ’90)

Kevin King

“Whether we call it missions or not, we need everybody to view their vocation as their calling for ministry. We’re called to reach our neighbors and community, and to have a ministry mindset. And in terms of global missions, we need to understand that there are unreached people groups out there.”

Cairn 10: Do We Really Need Gym Class? (with Nancy Halliday ’73)

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Dr. Nancy Halliday ’73 joins the podcast to speak to the true purpose of physical education. Nancy was an associate professor at Hofstra University, interim dean of the School of Education, and chair of the Health Studies and Kinesiology department after 17 years as associate professor and chair of the PE Department at Kings College. A published scholar, veteran educator, and Christian Camp director, Nancy shares a new and data-driven perspective, including how Christian camps got it right first, the role of one’s actual potential in physical education, and changes in overall education in her experience.

Cairn 10: 2020 Financial Tune-up (with Keith Johnson)

Retired Assistant Professor Gail Benchener shares her thoughts on her seventeen-years in the School of Business, changes in business, and how she talked with her recent students about being “Agile, Not Fragile” during COVID-19. Gail makes a book recommendation, and shares some final words of wisdom.

Cairn 10: Agile, Not Fragile (with Gail Benchener)

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Retired Assistant Professor Gail Benchener shares her thoughts on her seventeen-years in the School of Business, changes in business, and how she talked with her recent students about being “Agile, Not Fragile” during COVID-19. Gail makes a book recommendation, and shares some final words of wisdom.

Cairn 10: What is Worship? (with Bill Brandenstein ’87)

Bill Brandenstein

Dr. Bill Brandenstein ’87, assistant minister of music and worship at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, Ca., provides several helpful essential elements, questions, and cautions for those desinging (or re-designing) church worship programs.